The Supreme Topic of 'Other' Knowledge.

Discussion in 'General Sonic Discussion' started by McGuirk, Jan 10, 2007.

  1. Blue Spikeball

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    I knew that there were multiple versions, but this is the first time I've heard of one of them having been released in 1995. That's not on the wiki either, which lists the PC version's release date as 1996. I'm guessing that's because the 1995 version wasn't released to retail?
     
  2. Jayextee

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    Worse than that, it's re-used from a non-Sonic SEGA property; Baku Baku Animal.

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  3. Black Squirrel

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    One two three four,

    "if it's not on the wiki, it's not common knowledge"

    "the wiki is common knowledge"
     
  4. Blue Blood

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    I love the boxart too and have it proudly sitting on one of my shelves. However, did you know that the exact same render of palm trees in an oasis is used on at least two other SEGA boxarts? I don't remember which games, otherwise I'd post pictures here. But it appears it was just a fairly generic piece of stock art that SEGA or at least the artist behind it liked to throw around.

    Can anyone else verify this? I think that one of the games was a fighter. But I'm not 100% positive about that.
     
  5. Black Squirrel

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    Sonic Jam, PAL version.

    I looked into this once.
     
  6. Blue Blood

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    That's one of them. But I'm sure it was in something else too, something that wasn't Sonic at all.
     
  7. Beltway

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    Due to privacy changes made by Valve, which make owners of Steam games hidden by default, SteamSpy --a site that collects data about games published on Steam-- will soon be shutting down, since the site relied on this information made public by default to operate. Up until this point, SteamSpy was the only notable method of documenting sales data (via number of owners) for games on Steam outside PR announcements and other information (concurrent owners, active players/audience, Twitch stats, etc.) about Steam games; and the site has information about the following games released on the platform:

    All Stars Racing
    Adventure DX
    Sonic 4: Episode I
    Generations
    CD 2011
    Adventure 2
    All Stars Racing Transformed
    Lost World
    Mania
    Forces

    However, it must be stated that the site isn't/wasn't entirely accurate in regards to its data--for example, owners of games on SteamSpy does not make distinctions from those who bought the game at its standard/full price from those who bought the game during a sale / got it for free; SteamSpy numbers for recently-released games also fluctuate quite a bit before stabilizing. The site itself notes that ASRT had a "free weekend" in 2013 where the game could be acquired for free, so the number of total owners it has is not reliable.
     
  8. Overlord

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    Likely due to GDPR. While it's something of a loss, I can't say I disagree with Valve doing it.
     
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    (I've uploaded both photos to the Wiki.)
     
  12. biggestsonicfan

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    Looks like the arm was confirmed to be moveable - glad it wasn't broken!
     
  14. Black Squirrel

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    If it makes you feel any better:

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    The world has not been kind to the remains of Sega World Sydney.
     
  15. Dark Sonic

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    Actually I saw a video related to that. Apparently that statue in the junk yard is not that statue, but instead a smaller duplicate that was from somewhere else in the park. So the big statue could exist somewhere.

    So weird that they'd give Sally a statue though and not like, Tails or Knuckles or any other proper Sonic character.
     
  16. Black Squirrel

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    Sally Acorn is weird regardless of context.


    Anyway as usual, while looking this up I came across something else accidentally:

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    https://retrocdn.net/index.php?title=File:Megazone_AU_24.pdf&page=11


    Ladies and gentlemen, who wants to go digging for early 90s Australian raves to see if this was an officially licensed thing?


    I'm sure I could find some appropriate music.
     
  17. biggestsonicfan

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    I'm sure anyone at the park would disagree. I own a mint coke cup which actually has Sally on it as well. I think western (lol and Australia) marketing thought Sally should represent a female icon over Amy in Sega's hayday of miss-localizing everything.
     
  18. JaxTH

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    Jack shit.
    If I remember correctly Sally was in a stage show (which no footage exist of in full apparently) at the park.
     
  19. Blue Spikeball

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    Yeah, the western Sega branches had this weird thing for pushing the cartoon characters and elements, especially Sally, sometimes to the detriment of the game characters. Remember Amy's infamous name change to Princess Sally? Probably the same mentality that forced the AoStH Robotnik design into the western box arts and Sonic the Comic.
     
  20. Asagoth

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    This was uploaded some minutes ago... and now I'm confused...